Efforts led by President Michael R. Lovell and his wife, Amy Lovell, a mental health activist, continue with the newly formed Scaling Wellness in Milwaukee (SWIM) initiative. The goal of a recent Marquette gathering was to reach a consensus on the mission statement: “To inspire a dynamic collaboration that heals trauma and creates a resilient community.”
Addictions permanently change the brain through a process called neuroplasticity. Dr. Matthew Hearing works alongside several Marquette neuroscientists to research the phenomenon that helps explain opioids’ tight grip on so many.
Dr. Despoina Perouli is studying the robots making their way to our homes. While they’re ready to be our household assistants and companions, Perouli’s research will help make sure we don’t give away our privacy and security when we let the robots in.
Dr. Noelle Brigden is both a political science professor at Marquette and the women’s sub-master deadlifting champion at the Wisconsin State Fair. She began powerlifting as a remedy for chronic pain and as a source of strength against the emotional demands of her research on violence against Central American migrants. Now, she’s sharing her passion […]
Kate Gustafson is one of seven members of Marquette’s inaugural class of MU4Gold Scholars, a pilot program run jointly by the University Honors Program and the College of Arts and Sciences that focuses on engaging students in faculty-mentored research from their first moments on campus. As an MU4Gold scholar, Gustafson spent her first semester at […]
As the Marquette community takes a deep dive this year on the drive to achieve health equity — through Marquette Forum events such as last week’s lectures by Dr. David R. Williams of Harvard University — Marquette’s faculty members are also tackling health disparities and social determinants of health through their community-engaged research and engagement. Since […]
Wish you were one of those people blessed with creativity? You’re already one of them, says a communication course specializing in design thinking that students have found life-altering.
Supply chain management and commercial real estate industries are inextricably linked. So it’s no wonder the directors of Marquette Business’ respective centers are good friends, often having long conversations about how their worlds converge. What follows are choice excerpts from one of their chats — Drs. Doug Fisher and Mark Eppli on retail’s Amazon effect, parking structures and driverless vehicles.
How do we perceive a sudden twig snap as a possible threat? Dr. Marieke Gilmartin turns on and off different parts of the brain to solve this mystery.
A researcher’s growing body of work explores how prejudice, discrimination and state policies affect the daily realities of Arab and Muslim Americans.